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Diesel heaters work by combusting fuel to warm up a heating element.
Much hotter than that, the shields would fail altogether, and the vehicle would combust in less than a minute.How close can you get to the sun? Closer than you’d think.|Alessandra Calderin|October 5, 2021|Popular-Science
These fuels all produce carbon dioxide when combusted, whereas burning pure hydrogen in a turbine produces just water vapor.Cheap renewables could make green hydrogen a practical replacement for fossil fuels|Katie McLean|February 24, 2021|MIT Technology Review
When temperatures drop, natural gas is used both directly for furnaces and indirectly to combust and turn into electricity.
If scrawny little Tutankhamun can do it, a badass like Khufu could probably cause them to spontaneously combust.
Then again, Michele Bachmann is rail thin and so tightly wound, she looks ready to spontaneously combust.
Most extramarital Hollywood romances fizzle; most Washington ones quickly combust.
Venus and Mercury, when thus 'combust,' lost their influence.Chaucer's Works, Volume 2 (of 7)|Geoffrey Chaucer
A planet was said to be combust when its light was extinguished by proximity to the sun.
When Venus and Mercury were ‘combust’ their influence was lost.
All astrologers agree that a planet is fortified by this position, but a planet when combust is very evil in its influences.The Influence of the Stars|Rosa Baughan